Posting Good News On Social Media Makes you Feel Better

Tweet For Good News, Call For Bad News: How We Communicate Emotions

By | Sun, 07/27/2014 - 20:19

The forms of media we use to communicate emotion depend largely on the emotion we're trying to convey.

Students Engage In Less Risky Behavior In Put In The Right School

Better High Schools Shape Up Poor, At-Risk Children

By | Sun, 07/27/2014 - 14:13

Students from low-income families have a better chance at getting good grades and avoiding risky behavior if they go to a higher quality high school.

Couples Who Don't Believe In Perfect Unities Have Healthier Relationships

Soulmates Need A Reality Check

By | Sun, 07/27/2014 - 13:44

Soulmate hopefuls aren't as happy as those who believe love is a journey of ups and downs.

obese worker

Workplace Productivity Suffers When Obese People Are Around

By | Sat, 07/26/2014 - 17:58

Obese employees face serious issues at work due to their weight, such as less efficacy and more risk of injury.

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'Good News For Materialists’: Books, Videos Boost Happiness Just As Much As Life Experiences

By | Sat, 07/26/2014 - 15:59

Reading books or watching movies can boost your knowledge and skills, and add as much to your happiness as real life experiences.

Oregano and Rosemary Help Diabetics Manage Blood Sugar

Oregano and Rosemary May Help Diabetics Manage Blood Sugar

By | Sat, 07/26/2014 - 14:38

Medicine for type 2 diabetes patients can get expensive. So researchers in Illinois looked for cheaper alternatives, and found oregano and rosemary to be quite effective.


Unemployment Kills, But Recessions Help You Live Healthier

By | Sat, 07/26/2014 - 13:36

Researchers wanted to better understand why unemployment is harmful to an individual's health, but overall, might decrease mortality rates in a large population.


Turns Out Sugar Affects Your Brain In The Same Way That Drugs Do

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:04

The reason for our obsession with sugary foods has to do with the effect the sweet substance has on the human brain.

Running Apps

Top 5 Must-Have Running Apps

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:47

Check out these five running apps that can track your progress and offer a little bit of motivation when you need it.


If You Don’t Tell Your Kids It's Good To Eat Healthy, They'll Eat Healthy

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 14:43

When children hear about the benefits of healthy food, they’re less likely to eat it.


Google To Define Perfect Human Health By Analyzing Medical Records And DNA

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 13:40

Google is searching to define optimum human health for the individual by analyzing the genomes and medical records of hundreds, and then thousands, of study participants.

Clean Plate Club

The Average Adult Eats 92% Of The Food Served To Them On A Plate

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:29

Both men and women eat 92 percent of the food that is served to them on plates in a restaurant setting.


Too Little Sleep Could Lead You To Mistake What You Remember

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:00

Too little sleep may increase your susceptibility to forming false memories.


Sleeping In Complete Darkness May Be Essential To Breast Cancer Treatment

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:30

Decreased light exposure helps us all get better rest. Based on a new study, high levels of melatonin, the sleep hormone, may prove successful in treating breast cancer tumors.

Study: Gut Microbiota Adjusts To Life Events

Gut Microbes Respond To Our Life Story With One Of Their Own

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:03

A new study shows microbes in the human gut respond to changes in the larger world, including in a move abroad and a case of food poisoning.